Coulby Medical Practice

01642 746800

Sick Certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate form for shorter periods of illness.

The doctors will not issue a medical sick note (Med3 or Med5) unless you have already self-certified 7 working days.

If the doctor has specifically advised you that they can repeat your sick note via a telephone call, then please call us to request this between 10am – 12 noon, or between 2pm-5pm in the afternoon. The sick note can then be collected 48hrs after this.

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